Finance Score: -8
Governance Score: 8
Support Score: 11
  • Accounts overdue -5
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

THE CYRIL FLINT VOLUNTEER CHARITY 

We aim to tackle loneliness and social Isolation in older people in Trafford and parts of South Manchester by offering a free one to one befriending service, accepting referrals of older people from professionals, friends, family and self-referrals, training and matching volunteers with older people, creating local, diverse friendships between people from different faiths, cultures and generations
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Latest accounts are overdue for filing
  • Income has been volatile recently
Established: 12 years

www.cyrilflint.org

nadia.gazeley@cyrilflint.org

0161 942 9465

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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/22£70£78£-8n/an/an/an/an/a54
31/03/21£103£68£35n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/20£116£94£22n/an/an/an/an/a129
31/03/19£96£83£13n/an/an/an/an/a104
31/03/18£72£79£-7£0£0£0n/a095
31/03/17£161£70£91£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£19£77£-58£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£22£54£-32£0£0£0n/a00
01/04/14*£67£42£25£0£0£0n/a00
01/04/13*£14£24£-10£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Manchester City, Trafford,
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 54 volunteers

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Henry Smith Charity£176,800
DCMS£28,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council£4,900
Charles Hayward Foundation£4,000
Virgin Money Foundation£1,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£86,800 17/05/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing a befriending service for isolated and lonely older people, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in Trafford and South Manchester.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£4,000 08/06/2021
Befriending services for older people
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 23/10/2020
Befriending Lonely and Isolated older people
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£28,000 08/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£90,000 10/06/2020
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing a befriending service for isolated and lonely older people in Trafford and South Manchester
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Community Coheshion Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£4,900 16/12/2019
12
Recruit, Enhance DBS and reference check, between 70-100 volunteers who are resident in Trafford and train them in the local boroughs. We will then match them up with a lonely and/or socially ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£1,000 16/10/2019
Cyril Flint Befrienders offer a befriending service to help prevent social isolation amongst elderly members of the Trafford community. The award was used to support their running costs to ensure ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£5,000 31/03/2019
Cyril Flint Befrienders
MACC - Cyril Flint Community Safety Project
£5,000 17/09/2018
To continue the delivery of a 1-to-1 befriending scheme in Wythenshawe, Didsbury, Northenden and Chorlton. Focusing solely on these areas, Cyril Flint aims to create 24 new friendships between ....more
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Community Cohesion Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£4,976 31/08/2018
12
Isolated older people will be supported by volunteers
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Befrienders to end loneliness
£71,400 06/08/2018
New pilot service Profile raising For the next 12 months we want to trial a new project in Trafford, in effect a restructuring of our approach, focussing on one geographical area per quarter, ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Befrienders to end loneliness
£10,000 20/12/2017
12
The organisation will recruit volunteers to deliver a one-to-one befriending service. This aims to reduce isolation and loneliness among older people in the local area.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£7,500 24/07/2017
Cyril Flint Befrienders
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£1,500 18/06/2017
12
Befriending service
MACC - Cyril Flint Volunteers & Great Places partnership
£9,989 05/12/2014
We are an established befriending service, the project we are seeking funding for is a new project working in partnership with Great Places.
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£2,275 19/07/2014
12
To produce a promotional film that involves volunteers and service users and can be used to promote our services.
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Cyril Flint Volunteers
£4,000 17/04/2014
Cyril Flint Volunteers
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to Cyril Flint Befrienders
£3,056 18/01/2013
Volunteers programme for befriending isolated elderly in the South Trafford area
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 40-88
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 01/03/2012, number: 1146179
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/02/2012, number: 07962245
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR14: 13 days late, AR13: 12 days late,
Main office

Cyril Flint Befrienders
5a Washway Road
Sale
M33 7AD

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF THOSE IN NEED BY THE REASON OF OLD AGE AND/OR ILL HEALTH, THROUGH THE PROVISION OF A BEFRIENDING SERVICE IN ENGLAND. TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION TO THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY BECAUSE THEY ARE HOUSE BOUND, OR UNABLE TO ACCESS TRANSPORT, LACK OF SOCIAL NETWORK OR OTHER REASON, BY THE PROVISION OF:(1)A BEFRIENDING AND VOLUNTEERING SERVICE VISITING PEOPLE IN THEIR OWN HOME.(2)A BEFRIENDING AND VOLUNTEERING SERVICE SUPPORTING PEOPLE TO ACCESS LOCAL COMMUNITY FACILITIES.(3)SUPPORT TO ACCESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT HOME TO ENABLE GREATER SOCIAL INCLUSION.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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